Vital Football

Latest Wigan Athletic News

Vital Latics Top 50 - Jason De Vos

Vital Latics Top 50 - Jason De Vos



Vital Wigan members and posters have produced a Latics Top 50 Footballers list and there are some great players on that list and their names really do conjure up some fantastic memories. The members of Vital Latics have also created some very unique pen-pictures of their hero's, these are being published in no particular order:

Jason De Vos

Appearances - 90
Goals - 15
Position - Centre Half
Best Moment - Lifting the Division 2 Title Trophy in 2003

When six foot five inch Jason De Vos arrived at Wigan from Dundee United in 2001 everyone knew what to expect from him and boy did he deliver.

The Canadian captain was an uncompromising defender but his greatest strength was his ability in the air at both ends of the pitch. Very rarely was he beaten in the air by an opposing striker which paid massive dividends in 2002/03 when Wigan only conceded 25 league goals.

Jason by then had taken over as club captain following the exit of fans favourite Arjan De Zeeuw to Portsmouth and led the team to the then Division 2 title amassing a very healthy 100 points during the season.

His performances in the opposition's penalty area were equally as impressive with a 1 in 6 goal return.

Jason left Wigan in 2004 for Championship rivals Ipswich Town before the Latics promotion to the Premier League. Gone but not forgotton and fondly remembered I think.

Stan_disher



Bookmark and Share



Join The Vital Debate









Latics and Proud



Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan

To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Stan_disher
Date:Friday June 29 2012
Time: 1:54PM

Comments

0
Excellent stuff Stan...De Vos was superb in the Championship winning season, simply awesome
worbo
29/06/2012 14:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Stats: Wigan Athletic v Rochdale

All the stats from Wigan Athletic (1) vs (0) Rochdale, DW Stadium, 24/2/18 Att: 8,654

One Transfer Deadline Was Never Enough Was It

You've got to love the football authorities, if transfer deadline days weren't ridiculous enough already - they've now begun to breed.

Wigan all set for a transfer battle?

Wigan all set for transfer battle

EFL Agreements For 2018/19

With yesterday's news about the EFL agreeing on an early closure of the summer transfer window from last season, a few other things were voted on as well.

Wigan Athletic Archived Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

The Latic
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Rochdale MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Walton4%
Daniels0%
Dunkley6%
Burn6%
James0%
Walker60%
Fulton0%
Colclough0%
Power0%
Jacobs6%
Vaughan6%
Sub - Massey0%
Sub - Perkins6%
Sub - Grigg6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Moonay280
2.truelatic4eva227
3.Oscarbon181
4.Grip!148
5.Made in Wigan 131
6.TRUE BELIEVER120
7.Martinez1986116
8.hindleymonwafc87
9.BrickLatic84
10.C_Latic82
The Vital Football Members League